Education

Ph.D., Information and Computer Sciences
Department of Informatics
School of Information and Computer Sciences
University of California at Irvine
Dissertation: Death, Identity, & the Social Network
Committee: Gillian R. Hayes (chair), Paul Dourish, Geoffrey C. Bowker, Melissa Mazmanian

Master of Arts, Communication, Culture & Technology (2009)
Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
Master’s Thesis: I am an ID: Non/persisting our sociotechnical identities
Advisor: David Ribes, Reader: Jeanine Turner

Bachelor of Science, Psychology (2004)
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
Summa Cum Laude
Senior Thesis: Coming Out with Stories: Macrocontextual effects on the coming out stories of young gay men
Senior Project: Electronic Research Application (ERA): Improving research methodology through the design and use of an online multimedia coding application

A.S., A.A., A.F.A., Psychology and Musical Theatre (2001)
Honors, Distinction in Dance and Musical Theatre
Western Wyoming College, Rock Springs, WY

H.S. Diploma (1999)
Olympus High School, Salt Lake City, UT